Some college basketball coaches can keep winning right up to the end of their careers. These are not their stories.
Fang Mitchell led Coppin State to a historic NCAA tournament upset in 1997, but the former MEAC power has struggled to keep up with the league in recent seasons. After 30 years on the Division I bench, it’s time for Mitchell to hand over the reins to someone who can rekindle the program he helped put on the map.
Herein, a closer look at Mitchell and five more longtime head coaches who need to step aside before their programs stagger to any more sub-.500 finishes.